Patient Care Technician (PCT)WIA Approved

The Patient Care Technician is a multi-skilled health care worker who initially earns a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification and then gains additional skills to perform routine patient care treatments including simple lab tests, EKG’s, simple dressing changes, phlebotomy.

Course Description: This 154 hour, 14 week program prepares students to work in long term care facilities, hospitals, and private duty. This program is taught with a combination of lecture, hands-on practical lab exercises, and real-world clinical experience conducted off-campus at an actual medical facility. This program is designed to prepare Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) to function as multi-skilled care providers in a variety of health-care settings and to increase employers’ abilities to meet their workforce needs. It is designed to prepare an individual to work in a hospital, long-term care setting or a skilled nursing facility. The technician will receive education on standard and universal health care precautions, therapeutic communication techniques, English and math skills, customer service, patient care delivery systems, current technology usage, and Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy safety.

Requirements: Current Connecticut CNA license and CPR certification



 Student Health Requirement Form – Must Be Completed Before Clinical

Session(s) Currently Offered

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CRN:
3742
 
Days:
Mon/Tue/Wed/Sat
 
Dates:
9/19/2016 - 12/20/2016
 
Times:
 
Room:
 
Instructor:
 
Tuition:
$2000

Fee: $2,000 (includes textbooks, uniforms, and certification exam)

Instructors : TBD

 

Lecture
60 hours

Mondays & Tuesdays

September 19, 2016 - November 20, 2016
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Classroom TBD

 

Lab
48 hours

Wednesdays

September 21, 2016 - December 7, 2016
No Lab 11/23
4:00pm - 8:20pm
Lafayette Hall A208

 

Clinical
36 hours

Saturdays

October 29, 2016 - December 10, 2016
No Clinical 11/26
8:30am - 3:00pm
Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant Street, Bridgeport, CT

 

Exam Review
10 hours

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

December 12, 13, 14
4pm - 7:20pm
Lafayette Hall A208

 

NHA Exam

Tuesday

December 20, 2016
Time and Location TBD